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by 0.5%, and the cac 40 in paris gaining 0.4%. earlier, asian stock prices were mostly lower on thursday following an overnight tumble in the u.s. sentiment was weighed down heavily as investors anticipate a fiscal cliff in the u.s. tokyo's nikkei average ended 1.5% lower, extending losses to four days. south korea's kospi lost 1.1%. hong kong shares were down 2.4%. looking at currencies, the yen is keeping a firm tone against the dollar and euro. traders are buying safer currencies like the yen due to a cautious outlook for the global economy. the dollar/yen right now 79.81 po 85. the dollar is also lower against the yen, currently 101.75 to 75. many market players are on the sidelines ahead of a european bank central policy meeting later today. >>> some key japanese economic indicators came out on thursday. they all show signs of a slowdown in business activities. the current account surplus for september shrank for first time in two months. this is a broad measure of foreign trade. finance ministry officials say the account surplus stood at $6.3 billion. that's down about
's. it's amazing what soup can do. >>> i lived in paris during college so going back always brings back memories. one of my favorite things to do is sit outside and sip espresso or a glass of wine. if you've never been to paris pick an afternoon on a sunny day. these large boats are open air and allow you to see the entire city by sea. for the arts the museum which houses spectacular murals by monet. for shopping head to avenue montiague. the madison avenue of paris. grab your walking shoes and walk up. don't forget to buy a real bagette sandwich. or a crepe on the street. soon you'll feel like a native. it has to work. ♪ make just one someone happy and when it's a toys for tots child, well, what could be more important? so this year, every hasbro toy donated to toys for tots will be powered by duracell. happy holidays. duracell with duralock. trusted everywhere. can i still ship a gift in time for christmas? yeah, sure you can. great. where's your gift? uh... whew. [ male announcer ] break from the holiday stress. ship fedex express by december 22nd for christmas delivery. tomato, ob
degrees and paris at 10 and very chilly and biting cold in moscow with 3 for your high. here is our extended forecast. >>> our lead story this hour, members of china's communist party are wrapping up their national congress in beijing. many delegates wonder whether departing president huh jin pou will keep hold of power. they include a president with a theory on sustainable growth and they give the same importance to his principles as those of other past leaders. delegates will select about 200 members of the central committee. those members will in turn select a new leader, something that only happens once in a decade. much has already been decided. communist leaders have sent out signals for months that vice president xi jinping will take over as the general secretary. the central committee will then select the standing committee, the apex of power in china. nine people currently sit on the board. that could be reduced to seven. of the current members only xi and khung are expected to remain. some inside the party believe president hu may stay on. others insist he will retire to i
are cooling off here in london and paris. overnight temperatures around zero and the highs only at 5 on your saturday. now here's a look at your extended forecast. ♪ >>> we'll be back with more updates in 30 minutes. i'm gene otani in tokyo. for all of us here at nhk world, thanks for joining us. have a great day wherever you are.
, middle east affairs analyst -- doctor wally to paris . the president also withheld judgment about the federal investigation that cost patraeus his job but tonight national security was compromised. >> i have no evidence at this point from what i have seen that classified information was disclosed that in any way would have had an impact on our national security. lou: concerning questions on whether the petraeus story should have come up before the presidential election, president obama said the fbi has its own protocols on how they proceed. for more on all of this, the "a-team". let me start with you. the idea that susan rice somehow comes across in the president's statements today as being a puppet without a mind of her own or any indivial responsibility as an envoy of the presidentor representatives of the u.s. government. >> this is a woman who clearly would like to replace secretary of state hillary clinton in that job. no shrinking. she was perfectly able to defend herself. i'm sure she was speaking off the set of talking points. the question is, one of the many questions, di
from paris yesterday. the europeans are heading for the exits. they are deeply afraid of the consequences of an israeli ground incursion, and i think netanyahu has looked around and does not see any support. i think israel will end up here in a weaker strategic position having made the threat but not carry it out. lou: let's follow-up on that. fluor will i want to follow-up on your suggestion. the europeans have never been particularly helpful. that should not be surprising. >> although the financial aid to egypt as part of the bigger package. i think that if you look at where this starts, it started in october, late october when there was a bombing of the sudanese missile factory. that was israel during the first step of this. take up the missiles that were ultimately going to end up in gaza through the tunnels. the second part of it, waiting for the opportunity. clint eastwood's make my day. and so it could retaliate with absolute just cause. go in and take out the missile battery. from what i gather they have achieved 90 percent of what they set out to do. from isra
would never forget. i shipped off to paris island and this is where i would spend my eighteenth birthday. happy birthday. it is not as bad as the next we birthdays because my nineteenth birthday i was in sniper school, my 22 birthday i was in mountain training in bridgecourt, i have a lot of good birthdays. in paris island, shipped to north carolina infantry training and after that went to hawaii where i was stationed the next three years and this is where i attended sniper school. after attending sniper school i shipped to iraq and in iraq i didn't get to complete my floor because i was bitten on my right hand by vicious enemy spider and suffered severe nerve damage but i will let everyone in the room know that the enemy will stop at nothing. they even train spiders. i turned back home for two years of dismal training and working up to get my hands back and this is why i became a sniper team leader under 500 marines and we were training to go back to iraq. we need five volunteers to go to afghanistan. i said what is the mission? we don't know yet. we just need five volunteers right now.
. >>> welcome to "worldwide exchange." you're seeing live shots from paris where mario draghi is speaking at a conference. let's listen in. >> certainly there has been recent progress in the convergence of relative costs and internal and external imbalance and i want to say a few words about this progress because we also miss to acknowledge the positive things that have happened in recent months. is this reflects stronger policy as well as structural reforms. trade balances havele also improv improved. in most cases this improvement has resulted from a combination of a relatively strong export growth particularly in spain and portugal, and very weak or negative import growth notably in greece. the contraction of domestic demand continues to play a role in this adjustment. part of this is cyclical. but it also reflects rebalance from previously unsustainable domestic demand growth. demand has to be contained and sbla h supply has to be increased. supply adjustment takes more time. there are also signs that competitiveness gains have contributed to recent improvements in current
and mcconnell to actually sit together. >> it was like arranging the paris pease talks or the camp david talks. it wasn't easy. >> were they as uncomfortable as they looked sitting next to each other? >> yes. >> and what did you learn from that? >> well, i think that -- what can you say? they don't strike me as two guys that are -- can sit down in a room over a whiskey and kind of work things out. they're very locked in their ways and they are both political tacticians. that's what they do. >> they are brilliant political tacticians. anybody who knows senator mcconnell and reid knows that. they're both very good at what they do, and outmaneuvering one another, which raises the question, with no personal relationship and they're so politically far apart and beholden to their interests in the party, why should we expect that compromise will happen? >> i think that the future of the party, republican party very much depends on getting away from this view held by some in the public that they're just obstructionists. the other thing is that there are just too many things that are really impor
, missiles are being shot indiscriminately against civilians. not in london, not in paris and not in washington. >> no rational person would disagree that the rocket firing has got to stop. it is a senseless activity that can only lead to more bloodshed. however, as i said to prime minister netanyahu when i sat down with him in jerusalem last year, this clear repression, oppression, whatever you want to call it on the gaza strip, these people are desperate and when there are desperate people with desperate policy and no hope, they often turn to terrorist groups whether to foment their fury and anger. where does this terrible cycle end? what is the constructive way through this? >> i want to make something perfectly clear. hamas are the enemies of peace. not just the enemies of israel. they are the enemies of peace, regional stability in the region, and to peace both internally on the palestinian side and between palestinians and israel. they don't recognize israel as a state. they want to annihilate us. and in the sense, instead of really building, you say okay, you have g
homeric, i believe. >> rose: this is what he said in an interview with the paris review. "i have nothing to say about myself directly. i wouldn't know where to begin, in particular since i often look at myself in the mirror and say "whot the hell is that?" >> well, i think he probably had a pretty good idea of who have the hell that was. >> rose: and appreciation of who have the hell that was. >> yes, indeed. although he used mirrors as a metaphor for all kinds of -- i mean in a speech the last paragraph is all about when we look in the mirror. >> rose: is there something to be said or a reason to understand why he moved from poetry early in his life to prose later? >> i think he was always writing poetry and he continued to write poetry throughout the period of writing plays and prose. i think he ran out of gas for plays in the late 20th century but continued to write poetry and poetic prose up until his death. his love for antonia is an extraordinary and remarkable enduring testament to the power of adult relationships. >> rose: and scandalous in its beginning. >> scandalous from other
say they uncovered an almost fully intact woolly mammoth excel will he ton near paris about the fifth such discovery on french soil. researchers say they found the remains along with thee andrea alcohol spearheads by accident site in a quarry. austria, fans from around the world gathered in mozart's vienna home for a concert by a russian pianist on the instrument mozart used for the last decade of his life. the keyboard back in that home for the first time since mozart's death since 1791. it now goes to the mozart's museum in sulsburg and that's a wrap on this fox trip around the world in 80 seconds. cool critters now. a baboon has apparently adopted a stray kitten at the petting zoo in israel. zoo keepers say the tiny feline recently wandered into the monkey's cage and the two of them refuse to separate. the baboon carries the little one around and even cleans its fur. it's not complete paradise inside that pen though. there are reports of the baboon stealing the kitty cat's food. bargain hunters will barely have time for a turkey this thanksgiving. black friday on thursday? come on.
a huge tarp as they remove the too many. the 75-year-old died at a paris hospital in 2004 from what was believed to be a blood disorder and brain hemorrhage, but this past summer a documentary suggested he was murdered. scientists confirm they found a rare radioactive substance on arafat's personal belongings, including his toothbrush and his head scarf. french authorities then opened a murder inquiry and will be sending forensic experts to the tomb this month. >>> more fighting today along the syria border with turkey. the two countries share a border over 500 miles long and much of the recent fighting has taken place right there. activists say the death toll is now 38,000 since the uprising began 19 months ago. and today france became the first european power to officially recognize syria's opposition coalition and said it will consider arming the rebels. raj. >> thank you, janelle. >>> exoneration for the sesame street puppeteer accused of having inappropriate relations with a teenager. in a surprising turn-archd today, the man who accused kevin clash of having sex with him when
in great work going on on the other side of the veil. >> the president returned home. the mission in paris was leaderless. someone needed to take over. >> he immediately starts kind of establishing himself as a leader within the church because there's a vacuum. >> those closest to him say the experience had changed him. >> and he made a commitment to himself to work as hard. and i think part of that comes from that experience of going overseas and seeing other people, and having life-threatening experiences and deciding that you're going to-what you're going to make out of your life. and he decided he wanted to make the most he could out of his life, and worked as hard as he possibly could to do that. >> in 1981 barack obama came east to engage the world. especially the black world. he started by moving to the edge of harlem. >> well, if we wanted things to be harder for ourselves, we succeeded wonderfully. it was kind of a gritty neighborhood. the apartment next door to us on the third floor was burned out and stayed that way the whole time that we lived there. we had, like, five locks on
the paris based national council which is made up of exiles has failed to win the support of the syria people but she said that any new leadership must protect the country from extremists. >> we also need an opposition that will be on record strongly resisting the efforts by extremists to hijack the revolution. >> the un, arab league special envoy met with the china foreign minister to try to stop the civil war. they said they are willing to work with the international community but that the future should be determined by the people. >>> the united states government may have known about security risks at the embassy in libya before the deadly attack that killed the ambassador. according to reports the united states mission held an emergency meeting less than a month before the attack. they discussed their fear that the embassy couldn't with stand a coordinated attack. officials also reportedly sent a classified cable to the secretary of state warning her about the concerns. >> this morning union city officially opens what it calls the new station center. that center will be a transi
sit together. >> it was like arranging the paris peace talks or the camp david talks. it wasn't easy. >>> a computer security software billionaire is on the run. police want to question john mcafee in the murder of his neighbor. >> what do you think he's capable of doing? >> i don't know what he's capable of doing. >> "sky fall" came in number one this weekend with $88 million, about a spy who fights terrorists and sleeps with a lot of women. critics are calling it well made while david petraeus is calling it relatable. >> i'm charlie rose with gayle king and norah o'donnell. it was an overnight bombshell, a new twist in the sex scandal that forced cia director david petraeus to quit.al john the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, general john allen fbi is unvaer investigation. the fbi connected him to the woman who first blew the whistle senior cor on this case. john miller former assistant mer fbi as fbi director joins us here. good morning again. >> >> good morning. >> so why was this fbi agent that knew joe kelley thrown off >> the case or was he? well,
," the paris review, the yale review, and elsewhere. she's been the recipient of the irish times prize for international fiction, the ray ya award for the short story. the oh henry award. and lane mom fellowship. it she's a member of the american academy of arts and letters, and gives me great pleasure to introduce laurie moore. ♪ >> the other member of this year's jury for the national book awards in fiction are daisy, -- and janet peer rei. [applause] [applause] why would the scene, reasonable, and brilliant people consent to the chore? one where you make a thousand enemies and maybe only one friend? one where your front porch fills up with packages, and your neighbors think you have a terrible lay night online shopping habit. [laughter] through the entire spring and summer. one does it for the champagne even it turns out to be a lot of peach stuff in it. [laughter] but one does it also to be part of a celebration of the deep mind mouth that is reading and how else is the human mind so fully and exquisitely read except through a piece of literary fiction? [applause] published by mc
the estate tax is prevent wealthy among them. >> that is not the american farmer. >> it would be paris hilton, the celebrity. hotel heiress. that is someone more targeted at, not the americans. >> the rites will increase to 55% on estate of $1 million or more. republicans want to eliminate death tax entirely, president wants more for estates of $3.5 million and up. >> if we're burden with millions of dollars from the state tax, it forces the breakup of branches and farms and it's not good for the environment, not good for the future generations and it's not good for american in general. >> he inherited the ranch decades ago. come january, the tax burden on his children would be more than $13 million. currently the estate tax raises $14 billion. it affects 3,000 and jumps to 52,000 families. $40 billion in revenue next year. families should not pass on the wealth. especially unrealized capital gains but farmers and ranchers say it's unfair. back to you. >> thank you. you heard of black friday a cyber monday. what about the one in between? small business saturday. we'll tell you about it next.
concord crash in 2000. the concord slammed into a hotel just after takeoff from paris killing 113 people. continental and one of its mechanics had been blamed for starting the fire that brought the jet down. a previous court ruling that it started from a small metal strip that fell onto the runway just before the concord took off. >> right now all eyes are on the white house. the country doesn't need a victory lap, it needs leadership. it's time for the president, and congressional democrats to tell the american people what spending cuts they are willing to make. >> if republicans insist on spending cuts being part of the onus is on them to come forward with some ideas. the president's budget contains $300 billion in health savings. if the republicans couldn't like those ideas they should make a counter offer. it's silly to think the president is going to negotiate with himself. megyn: that was speaker boehner and senator chuck schumer. negotiations seem to have run into trouble as washington tries to head off tax hikes on every one and spending cuts expected to hit americans hard come 2
or paris or korea, and you start pointing out that no, we're not as good, it will create a sense of maybe shaking the complacency, which i think is the first step. there is a complacency here that people -- opinion leaders and people that have more disproportionate influence, don't view their own kids' plight as bad at all. and we need to create some awareness, i think, as john said, through information that this is a serious challenge for our country and it's, you sadly it's changing who we are as a nation and we're losing our competitive edge because of it as well. >> and this project under way, a really good one, and then also the common assessment to bring it right down to the kid level, how your child is doing in relation to these rigorous and we hope world class standards, will certainly give people information. at the same time, however, if you've got a smug suburban constituency and the teachers in those schools are also grumping that the politicians and the policymakers are making their life harder, threatening their jobs, giving them too much to do, narrowing the curriculum. >>
during the siege of paris, providing political and humanitarian support. >> coming up tonight an c-span an update an the fiscal cliff. first we hear from speaker boehner. later senate democrats explain what they are looking for in negotiations with republicans. house speaker john boehner told reporters there has been no progress in two weeks of discussions on the fiscal cliff. his comments came on the same day guide ner made rounds on capitol hill. this is ten minutes. >> good morning, everyone. the president has warned us about the dangers of going over the fiscal cliff. but his actions have not matched his public statements. members of his own party seem quite comfortable with sending the economy over the fiscal cliff. on tuesday, we had productive conversation at the white house. despite the claims that the president supports a balanced approach, the democrats have yet to get serious about real spending cuts. secondly, no substantive progress has been made in the talks between the white house and the house over the last two weeks. this is not a game. jobs are on the line. the am
as well as in washington and paris that algeria could be used to play a constructive role in this anticipated military intervention should it materialize. however, officials and observers within the region are -- [inaudible] and perhaps we can touch on some of this in the q&a. thank you. [applause] >> thank you very much. thank you very much, alexis, you helped us understand, perhaps, the dog that didn't bark and perhaps gave us a framework for understanding whether that'll be true in the future, and you laid out really an uncertain path ahead and helped illuminate the inner relationship between domestic politics and regional security concern. we'll wrap our panel here with two overviews, um, the first provided by dr. paul sullivan who also joined us for the last panel. dr. sullivan is going to give us an economic sort of toward the horizon of the region and help us understand some of the sparks that help drive change and may yet derail it. dr. sullivan? >> well, i'm not sure i would agree that that dog may not bark sometime in the future. algeria had its problems in the e
in jerusalem. again, you just returned from paris and you say much of the talk was about what's going on in the middle east. >> absolutely. the group i was with was john bolton and it was quite a group of the we were talking about the iranian group that wants to see regime change in iran. they've just been delisted. and the reality is that's an option that we should be talking about. there are three option. option number one is negotiate and do some kind of detante like question with the soviets. two, is military attacks. both of those are bad. the third is, let's see if you can get a different regime. after all, we have a different regime in egypt. we have a new one in libya. we're going to have a new one in syria. a lot of questions about what's going to replace them. in iran, you probably could replace them with a pretty solid pro-western government if you did the right things. >> brian: kind of encouraged that president obama said he does have words of support for israel. >> they're getting bombed every day. and it turns out this has been going on for some time of the two, three a
hurtphd in paris. and elizabeth lower-basch got her master's at harvard. william is an independent from massachusetts, you are on. caller: happy thanksgiving. i just want to know, what is poverty in america? what does that mean? host: we discussed that earlier. guest: $20,000 a year, $30,000, $50,000? are these companies sitting on millions of dollars? the governmentwhy are they sitts money when they could be hiring people? host: veronique de rugy, the figure that we decided on for a family of three? guest: $18,000 for a family of four. but a lot of the programs, the poverty programs -- and there are 126 different poverty programs, 22 different food programs, and people always assume there are a few. there are many of them. the eligibility depends on -- food stamps at the federal level are 30%, right? states can add to that number, so it really varies, your eligibility varies on the program, based on the federal standards, and the states once. host: would you like to address the caller's issues about u.s. corporations? guest: when we see surveys of companies, they are nervous about cons
. right here. >> from paris. i wanted to ask the panelists what do you think of china's plan for solutions for syria? china came out recently with a four-point plan. do you take this seriously? if so, could it be part of the new normal? china looking at a crisis that the west is unable to solve, far from its shores saying we have a position to take, and we can play a role in this? >> run to the back run. right, this gentleman here. hand up high. thank you for your brevity, folks. >> thank you, richard downey. early in the discussion, you asked about the islands, the dispute, and your response was that the china -- the chinese response was part of a long term plan. in recent years, we have seen china make tremendous efforts certainly in the western hemisphere and africa to build infrastructure to gain access to raw materials. at the same time, we've also seen them make tremendous efforts to build military to military relations, and my question for the panel is is that military dimension just an effort to protect their economic interests, or is it some part of a long term plan to help lay fo
's only fair to say, you said yesterday, to see in paris right now. he's basically tell his students that everything that happens of the next few months will be studied for many, many years. all the main players are facing tests right now. civilians a dying. the power balance is shifting under our feed and no one knows where it will end up. thank you for your time, your contribution. [applause] >> in a few moments senate leaders harry reid and mitch mcconnell on a possible change to set rules regarding the filibuster. forty-five minutes chief justice john roberts and the supreme court and constitutional law. after that, part of our coverage of the halifax international security forum, including a look at the u.s. role in global politics and the situation in syria. several live events tell you about tomorrow morning. former florida governor jeb bush will be speaking at the foundation for excellence in education. you can once that event here on c-span2 at 845 eastern. just after that at 9:00 a.m. eastern on c-span three the foreign policy initiative begins a daylong symposium on foreig
gaulle airport outside of paris. today an appeals court in france ruled that continental is not criminally liable of negligence or manslaughter. now, the ruling comes two years after another court ruled that couldn't nemts was responsible for that crash. >>> want to go back to dan rivers in london. i understand we have got a connection there. dan, you've got some more information on what is taking place. the judge ruling the final ruling and recommendation from his report regarding some of the british tabloids that got into some serious trouble from phone hacking all the way to essentially spying on the royal family and many others. what do we know? >> where he. basically this is a response to this sprawling phone hacking scandal in the u.k. which exposed the way that tabloid journalists were going about getting stories. not only doing things in a very underhand way. in many cases breaking the criminal law to get stories. hacking into the phones of celebrities, of sports stars, of politicians, even of murder victims and of the victims of terrorism. a broad range of victim
the estate tax. i would like to see the estate tax come back. i do not think paris hilton should inherit her parents will wealth. the estate tax has been part of american economics for almost 100 years, republicans and democrats have been for it. it is not socialism. it is part of the american way of doing things. let's get to those compromises which are out there. i think we will get an amt patch, and medicare passed for doctors, some closing of loopholes. i will like to see a radical simplification of our tax code but i do not see it happening. i think that would be too much to ask. on foreign-policy, i think we will see more interesting things. we will get out of afghanistan. that does not take a genius to predict that. but i see an opening to cuba. -- under this president, pretty soon. i think it will start this year. it is not going to be the kind of rabid, you are a communist opposition that has kept american presidents from doing that. some of the most interesting thing to watch after this election we did what happens with israeli american relations? benjamin netanyahu did something i
said that he is teaching in paris right now. it telling his students that everything that happens he will be setting for many years from now. all the main players are facing tests right now. the power balance is shifting. nobody knows where it will and debt. thank you for your time and contribution. [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> as negotiations continue over avoiding the fiscal cliff, auntie's family will go back to august of 2007 and look at how we got here. they created the spending cuts that are said to take effect in january along with some tax revisions. >> if you listen to mayor bloomberg he said the damage was unprecedented. then maybe the worst storm they have ever faced. gov. christie said the damage was unthinkable. we had heard case predict hurricane force winds -- we had hurricane force wind. you start to get a sense of the massive scope of this storm. i have read dozens of stories about halt many consumers, only tied to people was through their smart phone, linking up social
. it is ridiculous. we are in 2012. the first children's hospital was founded in 18 02 in paris. they've recognized then that children were not the same as adults. why are we ostriches and have our head in the stand? you could excuse it up until the end of the second world war. people went straight from school and work probably of the age of 14 and there was no choice. there was not at and between group. since the '50s, since all this, since my age group, what is the bloody excuse? [laughter] all i can say is, i think this is something you will do in your country very quickly, because what i love about america is the thing, we can do this, we will do it, we will make it work and we will donate. these are your teenagers. they need your support. they are your community and they are your future. you deserve to have it better. [applause] >> i just have one or two. what inspired you to set up the teenager and young adult cancer center? why there? >> mainly because i was doing a charity show and someone's back garden. rebecca was doing it for autism. and another teenage program. at that party dr. david f
. it's only fair to say, you said yesterday, to see in paris right now. he's basically tell his students that everything that happens of the next few months will be studied for many, many years. all the main players are facing tests right now. civilians a dying. the power balance is shifting under our feed and no one knows where it will end up. thank you for your time, your contribution.
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